Cabinet of Curiosities Show 69 – Tour of America


At its best, American music is the soundtrack of our long – and often painful – march toward a more perfect union.
Shawn Amos

I’ve been to Boston, Charleston, Dayton, Louisiana
Washington, Houston, Kingston, Texarkana…….

Super highways here and there
Pretty womens everywhere
Brady Bunch and Smokey Bear
Buildings reaching to the sky

LA is a great big freeway…….

It’s the Grand Tour of America!

Join us as we travel from the Frozen North to the Wild Wild West 
from 8-10,
Wednesday 3rd April
only on Mad Wasp Radio!

Cabinet of Curiosities – Show 68 – Gods and Monsters


“Dwarfs were not a naturally religious species, but in a world where pit props could crack without warning and pockets of fire damp could suddenly explode they’d seen the need for gods as the sort of supernatural equivalent of a hard hat. Besides, when you hit your thumb with an eight-pound hammer it’s nice to be able to blaspheme. It takes a very special and strong-minded kind of atheist to jump up and down with their hand clasped under their other armpit and shout, “Oh, random-fluctuations-in-the-space-time-continuum!” or “Aaargh, primitive-and-outmoded-concept on a crutch!” 
— Terry Pratchett (Men at Arms (Discworld, #15; City Watch #2))

  

One person’s God is another person’s monster… 
Just ask Cthulu!

Songs about Gods of all kinds
Songs about Monsters of all kinds

Whether you want to worship – or hide under the bedclothes – there’s something here for you!

Join us for some adoration and idolatry
from 8-10,
Wednesday 26th March
only on Mad Wasp Radio!

Cabinet of Curiosities Show 67 – Inappropriate!!


“…William wondered why he always disliked people who said ‘no offense meant.’ Maybe it was because they found it easier to to say ‘no offense meant’ than actually to refrain from giving offense.” 
— 
Terry Pratchett (The Truth (Discworld, #25; Industrial Revolution, #2))

There are many many tracks out there that frankly probably should never be played.

Sometimes, it’s just how things were at the time.
Sometimes, the artists really should have known better

If there isn’t at least one song in this show that you find offensive – or at the very least distasteful -then we’re doing it wrong!

From Sexual Overshare to Sexism
From Dirty Old Men to Discrimination
If there’s a song about it, we’ve tried to represent it here!

Join us for some tutting, eye rolling and good old fashioned outrage!

from 8-10, 
Wednesday 13th March
only on Mad Wasp Radio!

WARNING!!!!!
Guaranteed to trigger

and/or
melt your inner snowflake*

*guarantee may not be valid, songs may not be that bad, we promise nothing!

Cabinet of Curiosities Show 66 – Requests Special


“It was so much easier to blame it on Them. It was bleakly depressing to think that They were Us. If it was Them, then nothing was anyone’s fault.” 
— 
Terry Pratchett (Jingo (Discworld, #21))

Yes, it’s that time again……

The show that belongs to you – everything herein is something that a listener has chosen.

If you hate the show, not my fault – I didn’t pick the tracks!

If you love the show,
then it’s totally because of my epic request curation skillz!

Something like that anyway!

Join us for a very curious and interesting melange of music!

from 8-10, Wednesday 6th March
only on Mad Wasp Radio!